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Published Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:56 am

13th Annual Pretty in Pink Fashion Show and Luncheon Takes Place on Friday, June 16

Linville, NC (June 18, 2017) –  The 13th annual Pretty in Pink Fashion Show & Luncheon will be held at Linville Ridge Country Club in Linville, NC, on Friday, June 16, 2017. The champagne reception will begin at 11:30 am followed by the fashion show and luncheon at noon. Belk of Boone will provide fashions for the models. The featured speaker will be Kristen Walls, a cancer survivor.
 
Proceeds from the event will be used to provide free, first-time mammograms to uninsured women in Avery County. Additional services and information are available to patients and their families through the Avery County Cancer Resource Center located in the Sloop Medical Office Plaza on the campus of Cannon Memorial Hospital.
 
Tickets for this event are now available at http://foundation.apprhs.org/prettyinpink. For more information, contact the Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation at 828-262-4391.
 
 

Blue Ridge Parkway Evening Program for Saturday, June 10

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:00pm – The Bear Necessities

Want to learn about bears? The American Black Bear is a fascinating and awesome animal, which draws thousands of people to visit Western North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Parkway every year. Come to this ranger-led program to learn about bear biology, stories about how bears and humans coexist, and what to do in a bear encounter.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

Free and open to the public. 

 

Scheduled Activities for the Week of June 5-11 on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:30 am – Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor

From 10:30-12:00, the second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a do-it-yourself tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions.

 

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:30– Children’s Hour

Activities may include storytelling, traditional games, and/or hands on simple crafts. An adult or older responsible attendee must stay with children in order for them to participate (best suited for ages 4 – 12)

 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:30 am – Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor

From 10:30-12:00, the second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a do-it-yourself tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions.

 

Saturday June 10, 2017

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:00, 11:00, Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. Tour is approximately 45 minutes long and reservations are required. To reserve a tour: call 828-295-3782 or sign up at the NPS information desk at the Manor House. Reservations are accepted beginning at 10:00am Friday for the upcoming weekend only. No advance reservations, please.

 

1:00-3:00 – Informal Upstairs Tour at Cone Manor

From 1:00 to 3:00, the second floor of Cone Manor will be open for a do-it-yourself tour. Rangers will be on hand to answer questions.

 

 

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Cone Manor – Milepost 294

10:00, 11:00, 2:00, 3:00 -Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Ranger led tours of the second floor of the former home of Moses and Bertha Cone. See Saturday (above) for details.

ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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